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Speeches by Topic | Arts
Inviting creativity into your professional and private lives is worth searching and striving for; don’t ever give up.
Let us understand our eternal perspective and turn our lives into beautiful works of art that were planned by a loving Heavenly Father who developed a plan of redemption so that we could return to His presence.
Art that is centered in Christ invites the Holy Ghost to be present during its creation and, again, as it is experienced by others in performance, exhibition, or publication.
Today’s devotional will be a little unusual. I was raised in a family of artists. My father and grandfather both chose sculpture as their profession. My grandfather was well known for his demonstration lectures at firesides and devotionals, during which he modeled a statue in clay while speaking. My father and I have carried on that tradition. At the encouragement of several friends, I have decided to abandon the traditional…
I’m reminded of a survey that I recently heard of in which people were asked to list their greatest fears. The majority of those surveyed listed giving a talk as that which they feared most. The second most feared activity was that of dying. I suppose that one could deduce from the study that most people would rather die than give a talk. Preparation for this devotional has been a…
Everything I needed to know I have learned in Primary by singing two songs: “I Am a Child of God” and “Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam.” Knowing what these songs teach makes all the difference in how I want to live my life. I am a child of God, And he has sent me here, Has given me an earthly home With parents kind and dear. Lead me, guide…
Arthur Henry King points to classic passages of Shakespeare's work to show that Shakespeare and the gospel share some important themes in common.
Mark Twain's early experience with religion gives us insight not only into American history and culture, but into this author's life and literature.
Talent in music and the arts is a gift from God. Let us glorify God and invite the Spirit into our worship through reverent music and beautiful art.